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Biological Sciences Profiles

Disha Bhattacharjee

Postdoctoral Fellow
Biological Sciences Department

Office: 157A Life Sciences Building
Phone: 864-656-9921


 Educational Background

Ph.D. Microbiology
Texas A&M University 2019

B.E. Biotechnology
Manipal Institute of Technology 2013


Bhattacharjee D, Sorg JA. (2020) Factors and Conditions That Impact Electroporation of Clostridioides difficile Strains. mSphere 5.

Bhattacharjee, D. and Sorg, JA. (2018) Conservation of a novel spore germination pathway in Paraclostridium bifermentans. Front Microbiol. 2018 Oct 17; 9:2487.doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02487.

Bhattacharjee, D., McAllister, KM., and Sorg, JA. (2016) Germinants and Their Receptors in Clostridia. J Bacteriol. 2016 Oct 15; 198(20): 2767–2775.

Bhattacharjee, D., Francis, MB., Ding, X., McAllister, KM., Shrestha, R. and Sorg JA.(2015) Re-examining the germination phenotypes of several Clostridium difficile strains suggests another role for the CspC germinant receptor. J Bacteriol. 2015 Dec 14; 198(5):777-86. doi: 10.1128/JB.00908-15.